She is recognized expert of criminal law (both of national and EU level). From 2012 she as a recognized expert of EU criminal law is provided a membership in ECLAN (European Criminal Law Academic Network).
E. Gruodytė was selected a National Reporter in various EU projects (Example„ Evaluation study of the legal framework applicable to combating terrorism in the EU Member States – Framework Decision 2008/919/JHA”, 2013 and “Development of an EU evaluation mechanism in the area of anti- corruption with a particular focus on identifying and reducing the costs of corruption in Public Procurement involving EU Funds”, 2012 for European Anti –Fraud Office (OLAF). In 2014-2015 she was participating as a national expert in ALPhA-Project, organized by Germany on new psychoactive substances. She is accredited to supervise doctoral thesis, has two doctoral students at the moment. One supervised student writes Ph’d from EU law („Protection of the Financial Interests of the European Communities by means of criminal law“).